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Draft School District of Philadelphia/IU-26 District-level Comprehensive Plan

Public review for Philadelphia’s 2019-22 District Plan now open! Please review and comment before Nov 28.

School Selection

Learn how to attend a school outside of your student's catchment/boundary area

How do I Obtain Working Papers?

Learn how to obtain working papers to qualify for employment

Parent Portal

Use the new Parent and Family Portal to access all information regarding your child's education

School Finder

Use this handy tool to quickly identify your neighborhood school

Academic Calendar

See the 2018-2019 school year calendar

Bullying & Harassment

Learn about the District's Zero Tolerance policy on bullying and harassment and how to report a bully

Have a Concern?

Follow the process outlined by the FACE Office, which will work to address any questions or issues you have


Request transportation for your child, access bus safety guidelines, and get information on SEPTA schedules

Office of Family and Community Engagement

Learn about the FACE Office's work to engage and inform families and communities

Multilingual Family Supports

Learn more about translation and interpretation services that are accessible in over 30 languages

School Volunteers

Want to be a volunteer at your child’s school? Find out how here

School Advisory Councils

Find out more about our School Advisory Councils and how you can join!

Family Academy: Courses and Training

Coming Soon: Browse through free workshops and classes to find out what courses are available and how you can sign up

Welcoming Schools

Learn more about the District's commitment to providing a safe and welcoming environment for students and families

Suicide Prevention

Learn about risk factors and warning signs of suicide, and access resources about suicide prevention


Get the most updated information on immunization requirements

Academic Support

Find out about the academic programs and services provided by the District

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Learn about the work of the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, which supports a safe and secure learning environment while preserving the rights of students and families

College and Career Readiness

Find helpful tools for students and families to prepare for meaningful college and careers


Learn about the District's alternative pathways to graduation

Uniform Dress Code

Learn more information about your child’s school dress code, including a list of uniform colors for all schools

Code of Conduct

Learn about rules and regulations for District students

District Contacts

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, this list connects questions with departments

Career and Technical Education

Learn more about the District's Career and Technical Education program, providing students with the academic and technical knowledge needed to be successful in college and career

The Learning Key

Philadelphia Tribune's education-focused news

Last modified: July 31, 2017